The longest journey : Southeast Asians and the pilgrimage to Mecca

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Full title: The longest journey : Southeast Asians and the pilgrimage to Mecca / Eric Tagliacozzo.
Main author: Tagliacozzo, Eric.
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Table of Contents:
  • Deep structure, longue-duree: charting the hajj over the centuries. Ancient pilgrims: Southeast Asia's earliest Muslim pilgrims
  • Mecca's tidal pull: the Red Sea and its worlds
  • Financing devotion: the economics of the pre-modern hajj
  • Sultanate and crescent: religion and politics in the Indian Ocean
  • Sailor, doctor, statesman, spy: the hajj through four colonial windows. In Conrad's wake: Lord Jim, the "Patna", and the hajj
  • A medical mountain: health maintenance and disease control on the hajj
  • The skeptic's eye: Snouck Hurgronje and the politics of pilgrimage
  • The Jeddah consulates: colonial espionage in the Hejaz
  • Making the hajj "modern": pilgrims, states, and memory. Regulating the flood: the hajj and the independent nation-state
  • On the margins of Islam: hajjis from outside Southeast Asia's "Islamic arc"
  • "I was the guest of Allah": hajj memoirs and writings from Southeast Asia
  • Remembering devotion: oral history and the pilgrimage.